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for North Carolina Historic Preservation Office Newsletter Vol. Issue , Winter 1995
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Air Ship Dock #2 was built in Pasquotank County by the Navy during World War II to house blimps used in antisubmarine warfare. One of the world's largest wooden buildings, it was destroyed by fire on August 3, 1995.
Dr. William S. Price, Jr., director of the N.C. Division of Archives and History, retired July 1, 1995. Dr. Price began his career in 1971 and was appointed director in 1981.
As of June 30, 1995, the state owned eighty-one properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A listing of properties and their location in thirty counties is included.
In 1978, John Wilson, great-grandson of Homer Treadwell Austin, a keeper of the Corolla Lighthouse at the turn of the century, undertook restoration of the Double Keeper's Quarters. In 1995, work on the Currituck Beach Lighthouse Complex was complete.